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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

ELT Job Developer


The ELT program combines advanced level language training (Canadian Language Benchmark Levels 7) with sector specific terminology training and job placement for foreign-trained professionals.


  • Solicits placement opportunities in the professional sector relevant to clients’ past experience.
  • Conducts employer worksite inspections prior to placing clients.
  • Prepares and confirms placement contracts with employers.
  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops.
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs.
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans and career portfolios.
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization.
  • Provides one-on-one counselling and support to program participants.
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals.
  • Prepares clients for job/work placement interviews, provides feedback and coaching.
  • Monitors participants’ progress in their field placements and employers’ satisfaction.
  • Assists participants in securing employment in the professional sector relevant to their past experience.
  • Solicits feedback from participants and employers for program evaluation.
  • Prepares and maintains narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as required.
  • Inputs clients’ information into database system for services provided and maintains records of employer contacts.
  • Conducts follow-ups with participants upon completion of field placements.
  • Qualifications:

  • Career and Work Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling.
  • Must have nine (9) months experience working with employers and placing clients.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign Trained Professionals.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential.
  • Knowledge of wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through MAESD
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the accounting and finance sector would be an asset.
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA
  • Location:

    9325 Yonge Street Unit 31A, Richmond Hill

    Duration of Position:

    Start Date July 3, 2018

    Starting Salary Range:

    $45,475 to $48,944 per annum + benefits

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    This is a full time Union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week**

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #87-18
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Saniyah Farid
    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Fax: 416.658.8537

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.